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>>Rockies Dispense Cardinals


Chad Bettis did not allow a hit until the fifth inning, took a shutout into the seventh and also drove in a run to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.


Nolan Arrenado and Dustin Garneau had RBI singles, and Bettis added a run-scoring grounder as the Rockies got their season-high fifth straight win and won for only the fifth time in 22 games at Busch Stadium since 2010.


Bettis (4-2) didn't give up a hit until Jeremy Hazelbaker beat out an infield single leading off the fifth. He allowed only two base runners in scoring position until tiring in the seventh, gave up five singles in 6 2/3 innings, walking two and striking out four.


Bettis worked at least six innings for the eighth consecutive start and got 11 outs on ground balls.


Jake McGee allowed two Cardinals to reach in the ninth but struck out Jedd Gyorko to end the game and pick up his fifth save in the past six days and 13th of the season.


Jaime Garcia (3-3) allowed three runs and five singles with four walks in five innings for St. Louis. He fell to 0-4 in his career against Colorado.


Chris Rusin (1-1, 4.85 ERA) will make his fourth start after working out of the bullpen until April 30.


Adam Wainwright (3-3, 6.80) allowed six earned runs and a season-high 11 hits in five innings against the Angels on Thursday.


>>Astros Down White Sox in Extra Innings


Evan Gattis celebrated his return to the majors with a two-run homer in the 11th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Tuesday night.


Astros rookie Tyler White hit a pair of solo shots for his first multihomer game and capped a three-hit night with a double. Jason Castro and Jose Altuve each drove in a run for Houston.

Gattis, who returned from Double-A Corpus Christi earlier in the day, lined an 0-2 pitch from reliever Matt Albers (1-3) into the left-field bullpen for his second homer this season.


Pat Neshek (1-0) pitched a scoreless inning for the win. Tony Sipp allowed Adam Eaton's RBI double in the 11th before earning his first save.


Doug Fister (3-3, 4.26 ERA) will make his 10th career start against the White Sox on Wednesday night. He'll try for his sixth straight quality start.


Mat Latos (5-0, 3.40) makes his eighth start of the season.


>>Brewers Beat Cubs


Chase Anderson took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with 8 2/3 strong innings to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday night.


The Cubs entered averaging 5.94 runs per game, but Anderson (2-5) stopped them almost cold to snap a personal five-game skid.


Ben Zobrist ended Anderson's no-hit bid with a double to the wall in center on the first pitch of the eighth.


Anderson was perfect through 5 1/3 innings before walking Miguel Montero on a 3-2 pitch. Anderson regrouped by striking out Kyle Hendricks and Dexter Fowler.


Jason Heyward and Kris Bryant spoiled Anderson's shutout with solo homers in the ninth. Bryant drove Anderson's final pitch to the seats in left.


Cubs fans joined the hometown crowd with a standing ovation while Anderson walked off the field.


Jeremy Jeffress got the final out for his 11th save.


Hendricks (2-3) allowed four runs in 5 1/3 innings.


John Lackey (4-2, 3.54) is 5-1 with a 3.11 ERA in eight career starts against the Brewers, including 3-0 with a 1.85 ERA in five starts last season.


Jimmy Nelson (4-3, 3.51) makes his second start this season against the Cubs. 

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